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Bone Earns USL Team of the Week Honor

By Fumi Kimura, 07/26/16, 1:30PM EDT


CINCINNATI, OHIO – Corben Bone’s assist on the insurance goal against Louisville City FC last Saturday was good enough to put the midfielder on the Week 18 USL Team of the Week.

Bone’s service off a corner kick, found Sean Okoli, who neatly headed the ball into the net for the two-goal lead.

That goal also gave FCC the 4-3 advantage in the series scoring as the Orange and Blue hoisted the River Cities Cup.

Bone is the team leader in assists with five and is tied for third in the league. Bone is two assists off the USL leader, Daniel Barrera of Sacramento Republic FC.  

The win over Louisville City FC was the first for FCC as the club kept pace in the Eastern Conference standings and currently sit third.  

USL Team of the Week

GK – John Berner, Charlotte Independence: Berner recorded a five-save shutout, including a pair of outstanding stops, as the Independence defeated Pittsburgh 3-0.

D – Oumar Ballo, Swope Park Rangers: Ballo led the Rangers’ defense with a strong performance in the side’s 3-0 victory against Orange County on Saturday.

D – James Musa, Saint Louis FC: Musa scored the opening goal as Saint Louis boosted its playoff hopes with a 2-1 win against Colorado Springs on Saturday night.

D – O’Brian Woodbine, Charleston Battery: Woodbine recorded a pair of assists in Charleston’s 3-2 victory on the road against the Red Bulls II.

M – Yudai Imura, Richmond Kickers: Imura had a pair of goals in a 3-0 victory against Toronto FC II to lead the Kickers to their third consecutive win.

M – Sebastian Dalgaard, OKC Energy FC: Dalgaard’s strong performance was capped by a standout goal that helped Energy FC take the Black Gold Derby against Tulsa.

M – Liam Miller, Wilmington Hammerheads FC: Miller lifted the 10-man Hammerheads with an outstanding late finish that earned a 2-2 draw on the road against Orlando.

M – Jaime Villarreal, LA Galaxy II: Villarreal had a goal and assist as the Galaxy II defeated San Antonio FC 3-2 to earn their fourth consecutive victory.

M – Maikel Chang, Charleston Battery: Chang had the opening goal and then provided the assist on the game-winner as the Battery defeated the Red Bulls II.

F – Thomas Sanner, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2: Sanner scored his first professional goal in stoppage time to lift WFC2 to a 2-1 victory against Sacramento on Sunday.

F – Long Tan, Arizona United SC: Tan had a goal and assist to lead Arizona to a big 3-0 win on the road against Real Monarchs SLC on Friday night.

Bench: Kendall McIntosh (POR), Mark O’Ojong (SEA), Lewis Hilton (CLT), Florian Valot (NY), Corben Bone (CIN), Alex Molano (SPR), Irvin Herrera (STL)